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Hyderabad Travel Guide




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Hyderabad Travel Guide

Hyderabad is the capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and is situated on the banks of the River Musi. This has been the seat of the Nizams for many centuries and grew to become one of the important metropolises of South India. The architectural magnificence of Hyderabad dates back to the time of Asaf Jahi and from his time started the Asaf Jahi dynasty. The influence of Islamic style and tradition is reflected in all the places of the city.


There are many old residences in the city that appear to be the monuments of time. Apart from them, there are many tourist attracts in the city such as Charminar, Golconda Fort, Mecca Masjid, Chowmahalla Palace and Falaknuma Palace. These architectural elegances speak about the affluent past of the rulers and royal people of the place.


Hussain Sagar Lake has been one of the places that nature lovers like to spend their time. You can walk along its banks at leisure with your partner. There are many other recreational treasures that this city has to offer apart from the ancient monuments. People of various religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and Jainism live here in harmony.


Hyderabad is one of the commercial hubs of India and many large and small industries have sprung up here. It is one of the costly areas because of the highest real estate prices which keep on accelerating. Some of the important rich locations here are Jubilee Hills, Himayath Nagar and Banjara Hills. The warm hospitality and humbleness tend to be the nature of the native folks of this area.


The climate of Hyderabad is conducive to the tourist activities. Though the climate is mild, the summers are very hot and the thermometer even touches 40 degree Celsius in those times. So it is better to avoid visiting Hyderabad in summer. Even if you have to go there at that time, it is better to book hotels with air conditioned rooms.


Hyderabad is one of the best places for food lovers. Hyderabadi cusine is famous for its spicy varieties. Hyderabadi Biriyani, butter chicken, meat masala are some of the gastronomical food items. Tourists visiting the place should not miss the mouth watering traditional meals. Hyderabad serves as the seat of Tollywood film industry which is the second biggest film industry of India.


Hyderabad is well connected by air, rail and road with other major cities and so it is a welcomed spot for business people and tourists. The city is famous for pearl and bangles. The lac bangles are made here in beautiful designs and are exported to various parts of India and abroad. The artificial jewelry of Hyderabad is noted for its models and shapes and many businessmen visit the city for trading on these things. If you are visiting Hyderabad for the first time, it is better to refer a good Hyderabad travel guide that will help you to make a smooth journey.

Hyderabad Important Websites


AP Tourism Development Corporation


Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation


Hyderabad District Administration



Hyderabad Emergency Numbers


APTDC Universal Access Number

1901 334033

St. John’s Ambulance

+91 40 24656785

Police Control Room

+91 40 23232222

Orange Cabs Radio Taxi

+91 40 66324300

Airport Call Center Number

+91 40 66546370

Apollo Hospital

+91 40 23607777

Red Cross Blood Bank

+91 40 27633087

Last Updated: 22/07/2012


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     At the center of the city and nice.

    2012-07-20 07:08:19

    by raaman

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